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· August, 2008

Stories about Photos from August, 2008

Angola: Going, going, gone!

The historic Kinaxixi Market of Luanda, the Angolan answer to Corbusian modernism in architecture, has been knocked down to make way for a modern shopping centre. Is this a sign...

Jordan: Variety Show

7iber, from Jordan, details a cultural variety show with a difference in this post.

South Ossetia, Russia: Photos From Tskhinvali and Vladikavkaz

Photo reports (RUS) by LJ user photomans: from Tskhinvali – here; from a refugee camp in Vladikavkaz – here.

South Ossetia: Photos From Tskhinvali

Photos from Tskhinvali – by LJ user grend (RUS).

Yemen: The Wooden Windows of Seiyoun

Yemeni Omar Barsawad takes us to the picturesque village of Seiyoun, where beautifully adorned doors and windows were traditionally made out of wood. Barsawad posts a few pictures to illustrate...

MENA: Veiled Athletes in Beijing

Despite the Saudi Arabia's decision to ban Saudi women from taking part in the Olympics this year, Blogger Dilshad D. Ali writes about the emergence of hijab (veil) at the...

Jordan: Magazine Shoot

Jordanian Laith Al Majali has just shot his first magazine cover. Click here for a sneak preview.

World: Dolls of the world

Australian Blogger Ange, from Hegab-Rehab, wrote about a collection of few dolls gathered from all around the world, some are Muslim dolls and others are just ethnic-based.

China: Where's the Fuwa?

Tomorrow yellow flowers from Pandemonium posted some photos of Funwa after the Olympics.

Jordan: Al Aqsa Mosque Picture

Jordan's Jazarah posts a 39-year-old photograph of “Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, Palestine after an Israeli attack that caused a big fire, leading to major damage in the Mosque.”

Guyana: Carifesta Preparations

Both Living Guyana and Propaganda Press provide updates on the last-minute rush for Carifesta.

Jordan: Ants and Soda

From Jordan, Moey found ants in his soda.

Jordan: Olympic Art

Jordanian blogger Roba shares with us some Olympics art in this post dedicated to ‘colour lovers.’

Kuwait: The Ugliest House Ever

Kuwaiti blogger Z District announced that he has found the ugliest house in Kuwait – and posts pictures to prove it.

Hong Kong: Tai Kok Tsui's Photo

Tai Kok Tsui is an old district in Hong Kong and is now undergoing urban renewal (demolition of old buildings). Kursk spent a Sunday taking photos in order to record...

Dominica: Bring Down The River

“It's the rivers that set Dominica apart”: Steve's Dominica explains.

Japan: Bathhouse Culture

Verena from Pingmag has written a feature about Japanese bathhouse culture.

Cuba: Domestic Tourism

“In the absence of tourist offices where a Cuban citizen can arrange – in Cuban pesos – an excursion in his own country, private resourcefulness has addressed this ‘market niche'”:...

Grenada: Carnival is Over

Blah Bloh Blog‘s wide range of photos and video offers a comprehensive overview of Grenada's recently-concluded Carnival celebrations.

Angola, Brazil: A culture shock divide

Angola and Brazil's special relationship means that business between the two former Portuguese colonies is booming - as well as migration both ways across the Atlantic. But, how are these...

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